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Company: Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
Location: Sugar Land, TX
Career Level: Director
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Work Shift: Day

Work Week: Full Time

Job Summary

The Director of Pharmacy Services is responsible for the provision of quality pharmaceutical care in accordance with accepted ethical and professional practices and all legal and regulatory requirements. The Director shall establish and maintain pharmacy services on a 24/7 basis that are sufficient to meet the needs of the patient population. Responsibility includes short/long range plans, program and staff development, resource, space, and budget management, quality monitoring and improvement, strategic planning, and evaluation of policies and procedures to ensure quality patient care and safe/appropriate dispensing of drugs throughout the hospital. The Director of Pharmacy Services works in conjunction with the medical and nursing staff in monitoring and governing all aspects of drug use. Maintains clinical and professional practice knowledge to advance his /her profession and utilizes team leadership within the department to accomplish hospital goals. The Director supports patient and family centered care in concert with the Hospital`s values of Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence standards.


  • Demonstrates the ability to guide and direct others toward goal setting. Assumes leadership position to ensure seamless quality family centered care throughout the health-illness continuum. Actively participates and leads initiatives to improve patient and hospital operations. Delegates effectively by entrusting responsibility and authority to others. Assumes administrator on-call responsibilities. Leads change - Leads through vision and values - Values diversity - Exhibits adaptability
  • Sets goals and objectives and develops an implementation system to reach those goals. Ensures creative and futuristic planning for health care delivery. Collaborates with medical staff, executives, hospital leaders, and hospital staff to assure goals are in congruence. Utilizes business acumen - Drives for results - Sets specific goals and objectives
  • Integrates current knowledge of all areas of responsibility and management theories and concepts into the practice environment. Establishes goals for own professional growth including participation in professional organizations. Serves an in internal expert to the organization and develops and implements training programs for staff. Develops others - Exhibits empowerment of staff
  • Obtains and manages human, financial and physical resources. Develops and maintains budgets. Provides overall management of human resources within areas of responsibility. Utilizes monitoring and trending data to provide appropriate cost effective patient care which is in concert with the philosophy of the Hospital. Works within budget allocation - Ensures employee satisfaction
  • Ensures the exchange of information (written and verbal) and ideas is timely, effective, and respectful. Informs executive management of pertinent information. Acts as the communication link between management, staff, and outside agents as needed. Prepares reports that are professionally written and provides an accurate interpretation of the information. Builds trust - Communicates with impact - Develops Strategic Relationships - Exhibits Interpersonal Sensitivity - Utilizes organizational savvy
  • Demonstrates the components of the ICARE values statement (Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence).
  • Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports all accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Communicates with peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace.
  • Performs other related work as required.


  • Bachelor`s degree from an accredited School of Pharmacy required.
  • Pharm. D. or Masters degree in Pharmacy or Management preferred.


  • 6 to 8 years of progressively responsible clinical hospital pharmacy experience, 2 of which must have involved hospital pharmacy managerial responsibility.
  • Experience maybe substituted for part of the education requirement as appropriate.


  • Valid and current Texas licensure as a Registered Pharmacist in good standing.
  • Must maintain continuing education credits to maintain professional licensure.


  • Normal office conditions. No significant physical effort required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Company Profile

Since 1998, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has been serving Fort Bend and the surrounding counties. Residents have come to rely on a level of compassionate care and leading-edge technology that was once available only in the Texas Medical Center. With 243 licensed beds, 20 operating rooms and over 1,900 employees, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital was designed to provide comprehensive, personalized care for the community.

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